Our Story

As we move through the 21st Century, conservation of wildlife has become a flagship for change. With broad-scale agricultural development driving rapid forest destruction, and the unsustainable demand for natural resources,  we have accelerated climate change, propelling us into a period of mass extinction.

Through analysis of these trends and current threats to biodiversity across South East Asia, Wildlife Asia has identified key priority landscapes of opportunity which host exceptional biodiversity and are home to globally iconic mega-fauna. These regions also have similar historical characteristics, where civil conflict has created conditions of instability, largely preventing extraction and destruction of natural resources until now.

With developing peace processes in these regions comes a drive for rapid economic development and the influx of foreign owned operations that will decimate the landscapes, as has occurred in neighbouring regions. The threats are immense but with adequate support for the implementation of direct protection mechanisms and sustainable long-term economic development we can achieve conservation of biodiversity and the stabilisation of our global climate. The window of opportunity is now.

Wildlife Asia has developed a proven history to operate in areas difficult for the large international non-government organisations to access, through a process of genuine relationship building with local leaders and community representatives who value the protection of wilderness and wildlife. The key element in these emerging regions is to provide support to leaders and civil society organisations who are able to effectively direct and deliver the public communication required for sustainable long term development.  Recognising and respecting both the environmental and political sensitivities as well as the values of these regions to be protected and conserved is essential to success.

Welcome on board as we work together for a sustainable future!

 

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Wildlife Asia
Association: A1015623S
Charitable Collections License: 21341
Register of Environmental Organisations 4.12.12 (Proof of Tax Deductibility)
ABN: 32 143 935 769

Our Mission

To protect Asia’s tropical forests and key landscapes which host the highest levels of biodiversity and iconic mega fauna habitat.

 Our Vision

The preservation of sustainable, functioning ecosystems across Asia for the benefit of biodiversity and society.

Our Values

Respect

Integrity

Universal responsibility

 

Background
Wildlife Asia is a not for profit association raising funds in Australia to increase conservation contribution, capacity and efficiency for wildlife conservation.

Wildlife Asia and its field programs are active, throughout South East Asia in:
• habitat protection (in particular tropical rainforest),
• wildlife conservation , and
• sustainable development for local communities.

Wildlife Asia partner organisations include:

  • The Orangutan Project
  • The Silvery Gibbon Project
  • The Asian Rhino Project
  • Free the Bears
  • International Tiger Project
  • International Elephant Project

 

 


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  • Here it is! A mega 2 year annual report (because I was a tad busy 'doing' rather than writing about
    19/Oct/2017 00:50
  • We just can't get this done fast enough😢 Two more Sumatran elephants were killed yesterday, elec
    16/Oct/2017 11:28
  • Giving Day for Apes 2017 is almost here! We know that you love the gibbons as much as we do so pleas
    16/Oct/2017 00:56
  • It is estimated that there are 40-80 million refugees as a result of dam projects. The people of My
    13/Oct/2017 05:55
  • Join us for a night of fun and stunning artwork while saving species from extinction on Thursday 9th
    11/Oct/2017 12:08
  • The preservation of the Leuser Ecosystem is crucial for the survival of its biodiversity, for the wa
    11/Oct/2017 07:15
  • Huge thank you to I Stand With My Pack for Saturdays #RiseAgainstExtinction event here in LA. Paul
    04/Oct/2017 19:47
  • Just picked up this awesome piece from @roaming__elephant for Roar Art Auction, November 9. Tickets
    02/Oct/2017 09:04
  • I had the pleasure of working on this little piece recently with the ABC/BBC. Really hope it can hel
    02/Oct/2017 00:36
  • Yes that is our logo on the red carpet. Working it 😜#fortheelephants #lovetheleuser
    01/Oct/2017 03:36
  • Here we go! Ready to rock it! We scrub up alright for a couple of treehuggers 😜🌲🐘#lovethele
    01/Oct/2017 02:52
  • This is the face of fear. A victim of human greed and consumerism, displaced by our endless destruc
    30/Sep/2017 17:57
  • The future of rhinos will depend on how our generation responds here and now to the relentless deman
    22/Sep/2017 13:39
  • We are super excited to bring you our very own Keep Cup! Now you can do your bit to eliminate waste
    07/Sep/2017 13:09
  • Have a look at young Sukma, the first baby born to the reintroduced Javan gibbons. He's just adorabl
    04/Sep/2017 11:33
  • Guess what? WE WON!!!!!! 👏 🙋 Thank you so much to Australian Ethical Super and of course to a
    29/Aug/2017 07:46
  • “The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look o
    28/Aug/2017 12:52
  • Reducing meat consumption is one of the most important ways we can combat climate change, in fact it
    24/Aug/2017 02:56
  • Reading 'The Hornless Rhinoceros' to some lovely @boldparkcommunityschool kindy kids! Drop us an ema
    21/Aug/2017 02:45
  • Have a look at this wonderful short film produced by our partner, Karen Environmental and Social Ac
    16/Aug/2017 05:20
  • It takes a village to save the gibbons! 👍 A few months ago the team at the Javan Gibbon Center c
    09/Aug/2017 03:09
  • The construction of roads is one of the biggest threats facing wilderness areas globally. A plea fr
    08/Aug/2017 02:59
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  • Let's take a moment today to say THANK YOU to all the incredible rangers out there! These men and w
    31/Jul/2017 08:09
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    31/Jul/2017 03:57

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  • The Karen people have big plans to ensure their natural resources are sustainably managed. Find out how! https://t.co/FFoSMNBfy5Thu May 11 04:10:08 +0000 2017
  • @austethical Thank you for helping to save the #LastPlaceonEarth. Letting go of this paradise is not an option. https://t.co/qdAkgyRZXzThu May 04 01:26:53 +0000 2017
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  • The Leuser Ecosystem is a globally important carbon sink. Learn more about it: https://t.co/vuzXweton7… https://t.co/fWCwpR1RJFSun Apr 16 11:20:14 +0000 2017
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  • There are few places that vibrate w/ the power of nature like the Leuser Ecosystem: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 #LoveTheLeuserThu Apr 06 06:30:33 +0000 2017
  • Graphic artist @EarthHeiress tells the story of the Leuser Ecosystem. https://t.co/vuzXweton7 #LoveTheLeuser https://t.co/MONxl9quDCWed Apr 05 01:25:07 +0000 2017
  • Join the #LoveTheLeuser movement to protect clean drinking water for millions: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 https://t.co/fwsQPvBSTsTue Apr 04 02:05:19 +0000 2017
  • #LoveTheLeuser Ecosystem? Let’s get the world excited to protect this amazing place: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 https://t.co/jiVvpfBbKQSun Apr 02 21:05:08 +0000 2017
  • Millions of Acehnese & North Sumatran people #LoveTheLeuser! Find out why: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 #WaterIsLife https://t.co/wmu7SjfoihSun Apr 02 01:05:09 +0000 2017

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